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African (African (general, continental cultures))
Shallow Basket
1900 – 1932
Gift of Pat Edgecomb.
1987/2.55
The sword has an elongated, leaf-shaped blade. The handle is embellished with tacks and a small cone on the end.<br />
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The wooden scabbard or sheath is wide and tapers at the bottom before widening again at the base. Twine is wrapped around three sections of the sheath and a fourth section has markings of having once been wrapped in twine. 
Songye (Songye)
Knife with wooden scabbard
1945 – 1955
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon
1985/2.123A-B

Makonde
Helmet;Mask
1945 – 1955
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1984/1.262

African (African (general, continental cultures))
Shallow Basket
1900 – 1932
Gift of Pat Edgecomb
1987/2.58

Fon (Fon (culture or style))
Ceremonial Fan
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase
1988/1.141

Sierra Leonean (Sierra Leonean)
Kneeling Male Nomoli Figure
1790s
Museum Purchase
1988/1.142
Pendant in the form of a pregnant woman holding her stomach. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Pendant
1945 – 1955
Gift of Dr. Allen F. Roberts in memory of Sidney H. Roberts
1983/2.143

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Jar
20th century
Gift of Marc Leo Felix
1983/2.172

Figure of a Man sitting with hands on knees
1945 – 1955
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Pinsof
1983/2.173
Seated male figure on a stool, holding a gun or rifle in one hand. 
Seated Figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Pinsof
1983/2.175
Standing figure on a round base with a square carved on bottom of base. The figure is wearing a cloth around the waist with a diamond pattern and is holding a string with cowrie shells. The hair is tall, in a round comb-like shape. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
1900 – 1983
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.190
Standing female figure on a square base. The hands are at the sides,  one of which holds a string of cowrie shells. The figure has prominent breasts and on the face there are three horizontal marks on each cheek. The hair is a in a round, comb-like shape. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Female Twin Figure
1900 – 1983
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.191
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